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Spotify keeps pausing songs

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Alex
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Hey folks,

 

For those of you who are still experiencing this issue we'd recommend the following:

  • Some Android phones have Battery Optimization enabled by default. This can hinder the performance of apps such as Spotify. This is why we'd suggest disabling it. You can check how to do this for your specific brand of device here.
  • Head over to this Spotify Answer, to learn why your app might be pausing playback and check if any of the suggestions work for you.

Hope you find the info provided helpful. We're always a click away if you need more help or have questions 🙂

Re: Spotify keeps pausing songs

Hossigodi
Casual Listener
Of course you are.
What else?
My phone is MOTO G3 3RD EDITION.
If any advise, please share.
And ,,skál''

Re: Spotify keeps pausing songs

Joe
Community Legend

And your android version is?

Re: Spotify keeps pausing songs

Hossigodi
Casual Listener
6.0 it is
Solution!

Re: Spotify keeps pausing songs

Joe
Community Legend

If battery saver mode is on, try turning it off. Also try excluding spotify from android's doze:

Open the Settings app on your phone (Pull down the notifications shade, and tap the gear in the upper right corner, or find “Settings” in the App Drawer.)
2. Tap Battery.
3. Tap the menu button and choose “Battery optimization.”
4. Tap the dropdown menu at the top of the screen and select “All apps.”
5. Scroll down to Spotify - tap it and select "Don't Optimize"

 

If you are running a third party battery saver or memory clener, add an exclusion for spotify.

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Re: Spotify keeps pausing songs

Hossigodi
Casual Listener
Thanks man.

Spotify now Not optimized.
No third party here.....in my phone at least.
Enjoy your....🍻

Husky

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Re: Spotify keeps pausing songs

Joe
Community Legend

Skál 🙂

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

SirSoulBrother
Regular

For the record... I have had this issue and it seems to relate to other apps as well. For instance, whenever I get a message on WhatsApp while Spotify is playing on my Galaxy S5, the WhatsApp notification pauses the Spotify song until I click play again. Very annoying. It had been doing that for awhile now but suddenly the music stopped and it wasn't Whatsapp this time. Meh.

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

Merr0777
Music Fan
I've heard that it is caused by background apps so I tried it in airplane
mode and still had the same issue with my available offline playlists. It's
Spotify

Re: Music Keeps Stopping

LoganWalburn
Newbie
Turning off power save mode seems to be working for me so far. Thanks!

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

Carrotpipe
Regular

Hi - only noticed this problem since the new recent update on Spotify, (anyone else hate the new interface?) plays 2 songs fine then halfway into the 3rd song just stops. Everything else on my Galaxy S5 works fine and plenty of memory space etc.  Did a reinstall last night and still the same this morning - haven't tried a clean install yet but will try later I guess.  Seems there are a variety of suggested fixes but clearly this has to be a spotify bug related to latest update? 

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

Merr0777
Music Fan
I upgraded to the Moto Z and haven't had an issue. I think it's mainly
Galaxy phones.

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

Benicko
Casual Listener
I had this issue for a long time at my Sony Z3 and I finally found out what the problem was. YOU NEED TO GET EXCEPTION FOR SPOTIFY APP IN STAMINA MODE. Sinice I did this Spotify works perfectly. Hope it will help you!

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

Ignimbritas
Casual Listener

I have been using Spotify for the past two months and I have the exact same problem.

 

A quick google search shows that this is a bug that Spotify has been ignoring(?) for years. 

 

I won't settle for a 'clean install' since that was my first idea and sadly did not work. 

 

Spotify: 7.7.0.1179 armV7   (Premium account)

Android: 6.0.1 MXB48T

Devices: Xiaomi Mi5, Xiaomi Redmi note 3. 

 

Best,

-Ignimbritas

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

Benicko
Casual Listener
Try to set exception for Spotify APP IN Stamina móde settings. It helped me
🙂

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

holmieboy
Newbie

Just uninstalling spotify and reinstalling it

Re: Spotify keeps pausing songs

armachian
Casual Listener

It happens on phone, desktop, laptop, ipad etc.

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

ArtemL
Newbie
This issue can be caused by power saving tools.
For MIUI powered phones: settings -> battery & performance -> power -> app battery saver -> Spotify -> no restrictions.

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

Ignimbritas
Casual Listener
I am still experiencing random stops. It's happening on my pc as well...

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

hromerozz
Casual Listener

I think you save my life, i was looking this answer since 4 month. thanks bro!

Re: Spotify Stops Playing Randomly

djjohngold
Regular

I seem to get stops when a blutooth headset disconnects (for example because I got out  of reach of the blutooth receiver. In those cases, when back in range, a Spotify restart usually helps to get rid of any "cannot play this song" errors.

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